About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • War Rages On In First ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 04:30 pm GMT -4

    All good things must come to an end. If you’re a fan of ‘The Hunger Games,’ the end comes this fall when Lionsgate releases the final chapter of one of the hottest movie franchises out there right now. If you’re Donald Sutherland’s character in the films, it’s the heinous acts of oppression that you’ve carried […]

  • Will C-3PO Have A New Look In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    We’ve all seen our fair share of bootleg merchandise in our day. From the dollar store toy shelves stocked with Power Rangers knockoffs to pirated seasons of shows on DVD at cons to fake t-shirts outside of a venue after a show, it’s easy to look right past a tote bag or something like that […]

  • First Trailer For ‘The Martian’ Blasts Off

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    If you didn’t get enough of Matt Damon as an astronaut in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar,’ then you’ll be pleased to know that he’s returning to space once again in ‘The Martian.’ Based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, Damon stars as a man trapped on the red planet after his mission was aborted. A star-studded cast makes […]

  • Billie Lourd Shoots Down ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ Rumor

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    At this point, everyone knows that Carrie Fisher will be among the original cast members returning to reprise their iconic roles for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ However, not many people may know that the actress’ daughter Billie Lourd is in the movie as well. Though there have been a few rumors here and […]

  • Will Storm Rock The Mohawk In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’?

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in January, we learned that director Bryan Singer had cast a number of younger actors to portray some of the most iconic mutants in Marvel Comics history for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. For instance, Tye Sheridan will replace James Marsden as Scott Summers AKA Cyclops, ‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner will take on the role […]

  • Which DC Comics Hero Does Kevin Smith Have Ideas For?

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 04:08 pm GMT -4

    Though he certainly has the comic book writing credentials to do so, we probably won’t be seeing Kevin Smith directing a superhero movie at a major studio any time soon. After ‘Tusk’ wasn’t as warmly received by critics, the closest thing will apparently be ‘Yoga Hosers’, the second film in his True North Trilogy starring […]

  • Deadshot Makes Quick Getaway On ‘Suicide Squad’ Set

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Since filming began in Toronto for ‘Suicide Squad,’ we’ve seen a number of iconic DC Comics characters out and about on the streets of Canada in front of a camera including Harley Quinn, the Joker, and even Batman. But only days after director David Ayer declared that the shoot was “going dark” to the public, new […]

  • How Could Batman Beat Superman In ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’?

    Posted Monday, June 8th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Throughout his 75 years of existence, Batman has shown time and again that he is prepared for just about every threat there is. He even has precautions in place if ever his allies decide to turn their backs on justice. However, when Ben Affleck’s Caped Crusader asks Henry Cavill’s Man of Steel whether he bleeds […]

  • Disney Developing Live-Action Adaptation For ‘Fantasia’ Segment

    Posted Sunday, June 7th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    At this rate, every Disney classic will have a live-action adaptation by 2030. After the success of ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella,’ we’ll be seeing ‘Alice: Through The Looking Glass’ and Jon Favreau’s ‘The Jungle Book’ in 2016. The House of Mouse is also deep into production on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ starring Emma Watson. Then, they have […]

  • Marvel Comics Will Be All-New & All-Different After ‘Secret Wars’

    Posted Friday, June 5th, 2015 06:01 pm GMT -4

    Fans of Marvel Comics are currently deep in the trenches of ‘Secret Wars.’ True Believers are exploring Battleworld thanks to the various tie-ins like ‘A-Force,’ ‘Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows,’ ‘Old Man Logan,’ ‘Master of Kung Fu,’ and more. But come the fall, everything will change once again when the House of Ideas debuts an All-New […]

  • Get A Closer Look At The ‘Ant-Man’ Suit & Pym Particles

    Posted Friday, June 5th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Now that ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Tomorrowland’ are currently in theaters, Walt Disney Pictures can shift it’s focus to promoting the next summer blockbuster from Marvel Studios, ‘Ant-Man’. Though many True Believers have been skeptical since the news of Edgar Wright’s departure, the various trailers that have been released so far show that there’s […]

  • ‘Star Trek’ Star Nichelle Nichols Hospitalized After Stroke

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 08:43 pm GMT -4

    Science fiction icon Nichelle Nichols has reportedly been rushed to the hospital due to a stroke. The 82-year-old actress best known for her role as Lt. Uhura in the ‘Star Trek’ television series from 1966-1969 and six of the ‘Star Trek’ movies suffered the stroke on Wednesday night and has been recovering ever since. Her […]

  • Justin Lin Shares His Emotional Connection To ‘Star Trek 3’

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 07:35 pm GMT -4

    Who would have ever thought that the ‘Fast and the Furious’ franchise would produce some of the hottest filmmakers in the industry today? Two names that were very influential in turning that series around are now connected to two of the most popular properties in all of pop culture. This week, we heard that James […]

  • ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ Comes To Hollywood In Spring 2016

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 04:48 pm GMT -4

    Since the first Wizarding World of Harry Potter debuted at Universal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure in 2010, muggles from all over the globe flocked to Florida to step into the world of J.K. Rowling’s beloved story about the Boy Who Lived. The magic kept going in 2014 when an identical themed area appeared at […]

  • What A Lovely Day!: The Visual Effects of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 03:52 pm GMT -4

    Now that the world has laid it’s eyes on the gloriousness that is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, very few people (outside of the realm of butt hurt “men’s rights activists” who have a problem with badass women being prominently featured in an awesome action movie) have an unkind word to say about George Miller’s return […]